Resolution No. 306

Authorizing A Grant Application To The Federal Transit Administration To Apply, Accept and Administer 5307 Funds Transferred from the Rural Transportation Assistance Program-Section 5311(b)(3) For Operating Assistance And Authorizing The Ulster County Executive To Execute Any Required Applications Or Agreements to Accept Funding- Ulster County Area Transit (UCAT)

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WHEREAS, this Resolution has been submitted by the County Executive on

behalf of the Ulster County Department of Public Transportation; and

 

            WHEREAS, Ulster County is a designated recipient of funding through the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) Rural Transportation Assistance Program-Section 5311(b)(3), which the New York State Department of Transportation transferred to Urbanized Area Formula Grants-Section 5307 Program; and

 

             WHEREAS, funding from this grant would allow UCAT to use these funds to cover Operating Expenses incurred during 2020 and 2021 or until all funds are expended; and

 

              WHEREAS, the total cost will be $736,000 at the following ratio: 50% Federal Share ($368,000), 50% Ulster County Share ($368,000); now, therefore, be it

 

              RESOLVED, that the Ulster County Legislature hereby supports a grant application to the FTA for Rural Transportation Assistance Program-Section 5311(b)(3), which were transferred to Urbanized Area Formula Grants-Section 5307 funds; and, be it further

 

            RESOLVED, that the County Executive or designee thereof is hereby authorized to execute any required applications or agreements, and any amendments to any documents, to accept the funding agreement with the FTA,

 

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Updated: September 24, 2020

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